Brent Burns has been named as a finalist for the NHL Foundation Player Award, which is presented to "an NHL player who applies the core values of hockey -- commitment, perseverance and teamwork -- to enrich the lives of people in his community."
The Sharks might opt to buy out Adam Burish over the summer.
The San Jose Sharks and pending UFA netminder Antti Niemi have had "no serious discussions" on a possible new contract.
Although the Sharks missed the playoffs, it looks like GM Doug Wilson is not in any immediate danger of being fired.
Logan Couture thinks that rather than a coaching change, the Sharks need a culture change.
Tomas Hertl will play for the Czech Republic in the World Championships.
Brent Burns will anchor the defense for Team Canada in May's World Hockey Championship in the Czech Republic.
The San Jose Sharks have assigned Karl Stollery to their farm team in Worcester.
Taylor Fedun has been assigned to the minors.
The San Jose Sharks have assigned Bryan Lerg to Worcester of the AHL.
The San Jose Sharks have assigned Chris Tierney to the minors.
Justin Braun missed the last game of the season with an illness.
Brent Burns was the San Jose Sharks' only goalscorer in a 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.
The Los Angeles Kings beat Alex Stalock and the San Jose Sharks 4-1 to close out both teams' seasons.
The San Jose Sharks are going with Alex Stalock instead of Antti Niemi as they close out their season against the Los Angeles Kings.